[mythtv-users] Mfd and libopendaap

Peter Martens petermartens at gmail.com
Tue Sep 14 12:29:46 EDT 2004

OK. Mfd is looking good right now. Making contact to iTunes etc.
When I start mfe however i get the following output and except for
mythfrontend to start, nothing happens. What could be wrong?



bash-2.05b$ mythfrontend mythmfe
2004-09-14 18:11:56 mythfrontend version: 0.16.20040906-1 www.mythtv.org
2004-09-14 18:11:56 Enabled verbose msgs : important general
2004-09-14 18:11:57 Registering Internal as a media playback plugin.
2004-09-14 18:11:57 Registering MythDVD DVD Media Handler as a media 
2004-09-14 18:11:57 Registering MythDVD VCD Media Handler as a media 
Failed to run 'cdrecord --scanbus'
2004-09-14 18:11:57 Registering MythMusic Media Handler as a media 
/usr/lib/mythtv/plugins/liblibmythmfe.so.so: cannot open shared object 
file: No such file or directory
Unable to initialize plugin 'mythmfe'.
Unable to run plugin 'mythmfe': not initialized
/usr/lib/mythtv/plugins/liblibmythmythmfe.so.so: cannot open shared 
object file: No such file or directory
Unable to initialize plugin 'mythmythmfe'.
Unable to run plugin 'mythmythmfe': not initialized
Error loading image file: /usr/share/mythtv/themes/default/NOTHING.png

On Tue, 14 Sep 2004 02:05:59 -0400, thor <mythtv at lamedomainname.com> wrote:
> On Monday 13 September 2004 06:16 pm, Peter Martens wrote:
> > Thought it was time again to play a little bit around with the mfd and
> > mfe. For the first time they compiled without a problem. When starting
> > the mfd and trying to make contact to iTunes it complains about not
> > having libopendaap installed. But I really have libopendaap (0.2.3)
> > installed (gentoo ebuild).
>        Just to recap this for others who might be following along, the problem is
> that libopendaap has a nasty habit of not building libraries with a .so
> extension.
>        I have updated the mfe README's to explain this. Since nobody ever reads
> README's, I will repeat the relevant information here:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Note that as of version 0.2.3, libopendaap has a very annoying habit of
> not naming the library properly under a Linux build (it calls it
> libopendaap.0.0.1, rather than libopendaap.so.0.0.1). The following
> hack-around (as root) should fix that:
>        cd {wherever libopendaap is installed, probably /usr/local/lib}
>        rm libopendaap
>        rm libopendaap.0
>        mv libopendaap.0.0.1 libopendaap.so.0.0.1
>        ln -s libopendaap.so.0.0.1 libopendaap.so.0
>        ln -s libopendaap.so.0.0.1 libopendaap.so
>        ldconfig
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
>        I have posted this to the mailing list in the vain hope that people might
> discover this information as the result of a well-structured search query on
> a phrase like "libopendaap sucks".
>        Since nobody actually bothers to search the multi-megabyte archive of wisdom
> that the mailing list archive represents, let's just think of this e-mail as
> a naive attempt to insert a bit of common knowledge into the Jung'ian
> collective subconscious.
> - thor

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